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Title: How to Build & Play a Theremin
Url: http://www.ehow.com/videos-on_5309_build-play-theremin.html
Creator: Keppinger, Mark
Publisher: Expert Village
Description: Learn how to build a theremin in this free online video guide to electronic musical instruments, including the history of theremins, playing tips, and how to build your own. The theremin is one of the earliest fully electronic musical instruments, and is named after its inventor Leon Theremin. Designed to be played without being touched, the instrument consists of circuitry including two antennas that the user moves their hands around to play. The instrument was originally used to research proximity sensors in Russia. The inventor of the synthesizer, Robert Moog, attributes his success to his interest in the theremin. With the invention of other, simpler to play electrical instruments, the theremin did not experience commercial success. Amongst electrical enthusiasts however, it has stayed popular over the years. In this series of expert video clips, learn more about the theremin. Our expert goes into detail about what makes up the complicated workings of the theremin including the coils and other components. Get a full history on the musical instrument and learn about the many uses of a theremin. What makes a theremin sound so special? Get answers to this question and many more in our expert instructional videos.
LC Classification: Music and books on music -- Literature on music -- Dictionaries. Encyclopedias -- By topic, A-Z -- Instruments (General)
Music and books on music -- Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Instruments and instrumental music -- Instruments -- Electronic instruments
Science -- Physics -- Acoustics. Sound -- Special topics -- Sound waves
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electric oscillations. Electric waves -- Special topics, A-Z -- Electromagnetic fields
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Arts -- Music
Key Concept: Physics -- Acoustics
Physics -- Electromagnetic fields
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: flash
real media
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Demand Media, Inc.
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
Full Record Views: 25
Resource URL Clicks: 2
Cumulative Rating: this resource has a 5 star rating (Based on 1 response.)
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